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55 COMMON PHRASES IN CHINESE | BASIC CHINESE

I spent 4 days cutting the video at home The colors looked okay when I was editing But don’t know why it became dark after I exported it even darker after I uploaded it…lol Who could tell me why? This video includes 55 basic words, phrases, and sentence patterns which I think useful for beginners I hope it could help all of you. However, …

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现在(xiànzài) vs 最近(zuìjìn)

I am sure that you think the meaning of ‘最近'(zuì jìn) and ‘现在'(xiànzài) are as follows: 「现在」– now 「最近」– recently In fact, the meaning of these two words are subtle, ‘现在’ doesn’t just mean ‘now’, it also has the meaning of ‘currently’ or ‘at the present’. As for ‘最近’, what exactly the time period does …

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Eight Cuisines in China – Part 2

粤菜 – Cantonese Cuisine Cantonese food originates from Guangdong, a southern province in China. The majority of overseas Chinese people are from Guangdong(Canton), therefore Cantonese cuisine is perhaps the most widely available Chinese regional cuisine outside of China. Cantonese are known to have an adventurous palate, able to eat many different kinds of meats and …

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HSK1-2 Levels Summary I

About HSK: The whole name of HSK is Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi (汉语水平考试), known also as the Chinese Language Proficiency Test. This test is developed by the HSK Test Center at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) for non-Chinese speakers. It can be taken by all age groups and all levels. If your mother tongue is not …

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Chinese Travel Vocabulary – Asking for directions

Asking where is sth is easy, but the problem is: do you understand the answer??? This article summarises different locative words/expressions in Chinese to help you solve this problem! 2 most common questions: 请问,怎么去…?Qǐngwèn, zěnme qù [Place]? May I ask, how to go… 不好意思,……在哪里? Bùhǎoyìsi, [Place] zài nǎlǐ? Excuse-me, where is … Locative Vocabulary 右边/~面 …

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3 things you need to know before taking online CHINESE classes

——for intermediate and higher levels This article is not going to repeat the advantages of taking online classes, but to share with you some tips that I think are necessary to know before you purchase your first online CHINESE class. 1/There are no good teachers, only appropriate Most people tend to find a teacher with …

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